Van Doninck Back On Track for Latvia
Kemea Yamaha Official MX Team rider Brent Van doninck will line up on Saturday ready to qualify at MXGP Latvia after sitting out previous races in Argentina and Mexico following an early April training crash.
“Brent has recovered from a dislocated hip and some thumb problems and got the green light on Wednesday for Latvia,” said Kemea Yamaha Official MX Team Manager Marnicq Bervoets.
Tonkov to Miss Latvia with Bruised Back
Wilvo Standing Construct Yamaha Official MX2 Team rider Aleksandr Tonkov will skip MXGP Latvia on May 1st to rest from an injury sustained during a training crash in Belgium this week.
Tonkov, currently fourth in the 2016 MX2 FIM World Championship standings, bruised his back on Tuesday while training for the MXGP series upcoming round six in Kegums, Latvia. Team staff transported the Russian rider immediately to a local hospital for x-rays.